March 10, 1831, Wellington, Somerset, England.

March 27, 1895, Oxford, England. Note: Julian’s first edition gave the date as March 12; his second edition corrected the date.

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Baynes was educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (BA 1856, MA 1859). Ordained in 1855, he held successively the curacy of Christ Church, Blackfriars; the perpetual curacy of St. Paul’s, Whitechapel; of Holy Trinity, Maidstone, Kent; and of St. Michael’s, Coventry. In 1870 he was bishop designate of Madagascar, but resigned in 1871. In 1873 he was appointed Canon of Worcester Cathedral, and in 1880 Vicar of Holy Trinity, Folkestone, Kent. His works include:

  1. Holy Spirit, Lord of Glory
  2. Jesus, to Thy Table Led
  3. No Room Within the Dwelling

Baynes’ burial place